Posts Tagged ‘patient journey mapping’

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Tips to Map Healthcare Audiences: Scenarios and Journeys

In this blog series, we explore experience design for the patient and member journey. Strategy to Improve Digital Experiences in Healthcare Dissect the Experience From the Patient or Member Perspective In a previous blog, we explored how to better understand the people you serve. Once you have identified your subjects, you can role-play in context-specific […]

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Your Guide to Healthcare Journey Maps

Healthcare is complex. Quality has improved dramatically in recent decades, with breakthrough procedures and medications saving lives and providing better quality of life. But navigating the health system is more complicated than ever. Healthcare is also undergoing a retail revolution – with places like Amazon, CVS, Walgreens and others disrupting how patients receive care. The […]

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10 Reasons to Build Healthcare Journey Maps

Healthcare journey maps take time to build, require input from multiple groups, and may uncover uncomfortable findings of the patient journey in your health system. So why invest in creating them? Here’s why to build healthcare journey maps: 1. Discover pain points Healthcare journey maps uncover pain points in the healthcare consumer journey. You learn […]

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Understanding Healthcare Journey Maps

Healthcare journey maps are usually drawn as linear – with a clear start and end. But look closely at the healthcare journey, and you’ll see it’s actually circular. The end of treatment doesn’t mark the journey end. It’s merely a lull, a period of maintenance before the next symptoms or life events trigger the journey […]

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My Healthcare Journey: Precision Surgery to Post-Op Confusion

As I returned home after my recent total hip replacement surgery, I saw it again: Our nation’s best health systems may deliver exceptional service at point of care, yet miss the mark at so many other healthcare journey touchpoints. For me, it was just an annoyance. To others, it can be a barrier to accessing […]

Shire’s Take On The Current Clinical IT Landscape

  Ed Miseta, Chief Editor of Clinical Leader, recently interviewed Mike McKay, Associate Director of Operational Excellence for Shire Pharmaceuticals, on his view of the clinical IT space and how it’s affecting his company. Here are several takeaways from his interview: